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The Other Side of Beauty

Drawing on her experience on America's Next Top Model and her work as a fashion model, Leah Darrow exposes the lies we are told about our worth being tied to our appearance and instead invites us to look again at the real meaning of beauty.

She shows how we can reclaim true and lasting beauty--the kind that doesn't depend on self-doubt, exploitation, or comparison--when we reflect God's glory and embrace our value as he made us to be:


Only when we learn to see ourselves as God does can we leave behind our culture's definitions and demands and find joy in The Other Side of Beauty.

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I’m a Catholic speaker, author, former model on America’s Next Top Model, a sister, daughter, wife, and mother. But I’m most especially a redeemed daughter of God. And I'm here for you, to encourage you that Truth, Beauty, and Love are real.

I help young people find real happiness and explore authentic relationships by reclaiming their worth. I also offer some killer shoe and fashion advice 🙂



S5E1: Dating Stories

By Leah Darrow | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In light of Valentines Day, I decided to do a podcast on the funny and unforgettable moments of dating. I am joined by Christina Jaloway, Sarah Swafford, Lisa Cotter, Jackie Francois Angel and our lone male contributor, Chris Stefanick. We share with you our dating stories, the ones that left us running for the hills…

Truth Be Told: America’s Next Top Model, #MeToo, and the Fashion Industry

By Leah Darrow | January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that news of sexual assault and harassment is running rampant in today’s society. It seems that whenever you open social media or watch the news, there’s another report of shocking allegations, and it seems that this is only the tip of the iceberg. As a woman and a Christian, I watched in…


By Leah Darrow | January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve fallen head-over-heels for the lies women are told by the beauty industry today. We all want to be accepted, to be told that we’re beautiful, to feel worth something, but – unfortunately – that also means we’re often convinced that we can find those things if we…

Don’t Call Me Gay. Call Me Catholic.

By Leah Darrow | December 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Avera Maria Santo is a 21-year-old Alabama native and part time college student. When she’s not in school, she’s working on her blog titled Inside My Holy of Holies, where she writes about her life as a practicing Catholic living a chaste life with same-sex attractions. In this conversation, we talk about her struggle of…

God, Country, Golf: Reflections of an Army Widow

By Leah Darrow | December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

As an Army cadet, Wesley met a good Christian young man who shared his faith and stole her heart. She married Larry Bauguess during her senior year. Upon graduation, they entered the Army and served together as Lieutenants and Captains. The Army life was perfect for this patriotic duo. They had a wonderful marriage for…